Succulent BBQ Shrimp Skewers
Picture yourself on a warm summer evening, the sun setting on the horizon, and the tantalizing aroma of succulent BBQ shrimp skewers wafting through the air. This recipe is a true crowd-pleaser, perfect for backyard gatherings and cookouts. It’s a burst of smoky, savory, and slightly sweet flavors that dance on your taste buds.
- 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 tablespoon paprika
- 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
- 1 tablespoon brown sugar
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Wooden skewers, soaked in water
- Preheat your grill to medium-high heat.
- In a bowl, whisk together olive oil, garlic, paprika, cayenne pepper, brown sugar, salt, and pepper to make the marinade.
- Thread the shrimp onto the soaked skewers, then brush them generously with the marinade.
- Place the skewers on the grill and cook for 2-3 minutes per side, or until the shrimp turn pink and slightly charred.
- Remove from the grill and serve hot.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
These succulent BBQ shrimp skewers are a summer delight. They’re quick to prepare and bursting with flavor, making them a favorite at any barbecue. The smoky heat from the grill pairs perfectly with the sweet and spicy marinade, making every bite a mouthwatering experience.
Nutrition Information: Calories: 215 | Protein: 24g | Fat: 11g | Carbohydrates: 3g | Fiber: 1g
Summertime is all about savoring the great outdoors and enjoying delicious grilled dishes. These succulent BBQ shrimp skewers will be the star of your barbecue, impressing your guests with their vibrant flavors and juicy shrimp. Whether you’re hosting a party or simply craving a taste of summer, this recipe is a must-try. So, fire up the grill, gather your loved ones, and relish these mouthwatering skewers under the open sky. It’s a recipe that celebrates the joys of the season!